MALAYSIA-ANWAR - Anwar wants Malaysia to scrap race policies
Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.
Kuala Lumpur, May 17 (AP) Pardoned Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim said today that decades-old affirmative action policies for the country's Malay majority must be discarded in favor of a new program to help the poor regardless of race.
In an interview with The Associated Press, the prime minister-in-waiting also said he plans to run in a by-election this year to become a member of Parliament but that he isn't in a rush to take over the top job.
Anwar, 70, was convicted of sodomy in 2015 in a ...